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godless (adj.)

1520s, from God + -less. Similar formation in Dutch goddeloos, German gottlos, Swedish gudlös, Gothic gudalaus. Related: Godlessness. Phrase godless communism attested by 1851; The Godless (Russian bezbozhnik) was the name of an organization for the suppression of religion in the Soviet Union.

updated on March 25, 2015

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Definitions of godless from WordNet

godless (adj.)
not revering god;
Synonyms: irreverent
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